Dear Family, We were at the IRS Tax Forums last week. You can read all about our experiences in this week’s IRS News. There will be more information next week, as I have time to keep writing. It will just pour out as I sit at the keyboard. The fun part was meeting so many […]
National Taxpayer Advocate Submits Mid-Year Report to Congress; Identifies Priority Challenges and Issues for Upcoming Year IR-2010-83, July 7, 2010 WASHINGTON — National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released a report to Congress that identifies the priority issues the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) will address during the coming fiscal year. The report expresses concern […]
The Internal Revenue Service sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers every year. Here are eight things taxpayers should know about IRS notices – just in case one shows up in your mailbox.
Courtesy of IRS WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to pay all taxes due by the April 15 deadline to avoid interest and failure-to-pay penalties. Filing and Paying on Time Saves Money If you have a balance due and do not pay by April 15, you are subject to a failure-to-pay penalty. […]
Criminals use many methods to steal personal information from taxpayers. They can use your information to steal your identity and file a tax return in order to receive a refund. Here are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about identity theft so you can avoid becoming the victim of a scam artist.
Videos Dirty Dozen: English Message for Tax Preparers: English | ASL Choosing a Tax Preparer: English | Spanish | ASL For this and other videos: YouTube/IRSVideos Courtesy of IRS WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued its 2010 “dirty dozen” list of tax scams, including schemes involving return preparer fraud, hiding income offshore and […]
IRS has added a new resource – just for you. They have opened up their offices on Saturdays. How that helps people who don’t have jobs and can come in on weekdays, I don’t understand. It certainly is a big help to people who work, though! Video Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay? English Unemployment Compensation: […]
Courtesy of IRS Taxpayers who received unemployment benefits in 2009 are entitled to a special tax break when they file their 2009 federal tax returns. This tax break is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Here are five important facts the Internal Revenue Service wants you to know about your unemployment […]
If you are donating to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti, you may be able to claim those donations on your 2009 tax return. Here are 10 important facts the Internal Revenue Service wants you to know about this special provision. A new law allows you to claim donations for Haitian relief on your 2009 […]
Dear Family, This will be a short issue, since your TaxMama® is on vacation. The EA Exam students voted to take two weeks off, until after Labor Day, before starting to study Part III. Although the class isn’t really a democracy, Rick and I jumped on the opportunity, since we haven’t had a moment to […]
NEWS FLASH! QuickBooks releases useful customization tips compiled from feedback Intuit’s received from experienced QuickBooks customers. Here are three customization videos on YouTube that you could use as well. Basic Customization Additional Customization I Additional Customization II ——- Ah yes, just what the world needs – another edition of QuickBooks. Sigh. You know how […]